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Ireland Scaffolding crashes to ground in Dublin as feisty Storm Brendan weather rattles Ireland

11:55  14 january  2020
11:55  14 january  2020 Source:   dublinlive.ie

After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads

  After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads There are reports of flooding and debris on the roads this morning, so drivers are being urged to take care.Yesterday, the ESB restored power to 100,000 homes, but 32,000 were still without power. You can check where there are power faults on the ESB’s PowerCheck site. Videos showed that there were dramatic floodings on Salthill promenade last night; there was also reports of debris on the M1 southbound this morning near J18 Carlingford, though there are no indications that this debris was caused by the storm.

Storm Brendan is set to be followed by icy patches, wintry showers and more gales in parts of Scotland which could lead to further travel disruption. High winds and flooding caused problems across the country on Monday with trees brought down and ferry sailing cancelled.

Yellow weather warnings are in place for Northern Ireland , much of the western half of the UK and the north-east of Scotland from midday on Monday to midnight. Frank Saunders, of the Met Office, said the UK and Ireland will turn increasingly windy throughout Monday as the storm , named by the Irish

A scaffolding structure was blown over by Storm Brendan winds making an almighty crash in West Dublin.

Dramatic footage, which was taken in Adamstown in Lucan, shows the structure swaying in the winds as builders stand well away expecting the worst.

The winds then become too much for the structure which tipples inwards onto the site.

The incident came as Dublin was issued a status Orange alert.

Many parts of the Northside saw flooding while winds hit heights of 120kmp/h.

Tributes pour in for inspirational young girl tragically killed following crash in Lucan, West Dublin

  Tributes pour in for inspirational young girl tragically killed following crash in Lucan, West Dublin Ashley was rushed to hospital with serious injuries but tragically lost her battle on Monday .Both her father and sister's injuries are described as non-life threatening.Ashley's distraught mother Rowena posted a tribute to her saying she "loved being alive and just in the moment" and that she "touched so many lives".She said: "I thank God for 11 wonderful and meaningful years spent with you."Those days when you inspired me to be grateful even for the littlest and simplest blessings in life."Nothing compares to you giving me hugs and kisses when I am down."You loved kissing and clinging unto me.

'Several hours of very dangerous weather ' as Storm Brendan hits Ireland . Storm Brendan will bring extreme winds and heavy rain on Monday. The road has been flooded during previous weather events. Acting Senior Executive Officer at Galway City Council Gary McMahon said the full force of

Storm Brendan has struck the island of Ireland , battering the coastline and disrupting travel. Weather warnings were put in place in Northern Ireland and in the Republic of Ireland . Met Éireann - the national meteorological service in Ireland - warned of "several hours of very dangerous weather ".

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The alert was lifted at 3pm today.

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